Community News Picks

Editorial picks featuring items that are primarily of interest to smaller neighborhoods/regions or special groups.

FOX40
Flames Engulf Repair Shop, Threaten Substation

Jul 18, 2014
Flames Engulf Repair Shop, Threaten Substation

SACRAMENTO-

Flames spewing from a structure in Sacramento summon three alarms this morning, crews able to contain the fire to a single independent Porsche repair shop on 34th and Stockton Blvd. The fire, starting around 4:15 a.m. this morning, had …


FOX40
Placer County at High Risk For Fire

Jul 18, 2014
Placer County at High Risk For Fire

AUBURN-

The season’s dry weather, compounded by one of the worst droughts in California history, has Cal-Fire spokesperson Lynn Tolmachoff reminding Placer County residents

that what they do to their yards now can help prevent a devastating fire.

Cal- Fire …


Davis Vanguard
Defendants Reject Plea, Fourth Trial Set in Gang Case

Jul 18, 2014
Defendants Reject Plea, Fourth Trial Set in Gang Case

by Antoinnette Borbon  The courtroom packed with family and friends of the four young Hispanic men, waited anxiously to hear the decision on plea offer. Attorneys, Jeff Raven, Keith Staton, Bob Spangler and Ava Landers, would express to the court that their clients were rejecting the plea deal offered by DDA Robin Johnson. The...

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Sacramento Connect
Commentary: Drought Crisis Needs to Be Taken Seriously

Jul 18, 2014
Commentary: Drought Crisis Needs to Be Taken Seriously

        A roundup of posts and articles about the 2014 California drought.

Jeff Pellines Sierra Foothills Report
A journey beyond the State of Jefferson

A journey beyond the State of Jefferson

LIDO ISLAND, VENEZIA - We are on holiday from the State of Jefferson, starting our journey at the seashore near Venice. When I showed our passports at the front desk of the Hotel Rivamare for check in, the clerk smiled when she … Continue reading

Appeal Democrat
It’s looking peachy in Marysville

At the Brick Coffeehouse Cafe, they were working on their peach-themed treats: peach cobbler, peach scones, peach iced tea, peach smoothies ...

Appeal Democrat
Missing woman’s body found

Jul 17, 2014

The body of an Arbuckle woman who disappeared near a canal south of Grimes was found on Thursday.

FOX40
Day after Hostage Tragedy, Stockton Mayor Calls for More Cops

Jul 17, 2014
Day after Hostage Tragedy, Stockton Mayor Calls for More Cops

STOCKTON-

A day after armed bank robbers took three hostages and led police on an hour-long chase that ended in three deaths, Stockton Mayor Anthony Silva is calling for 120 more officers.

“I want to do more, quite honestly, and …


East Sacramento Preservation
East Sacramento Preservation Hosts National Night Out

East Sacramento Preservation Hosts National Night Out

This year’s ESP National Night Out event will be a humdinger! Firehouse Station 4 will be sending an engine. The Police will be there. (Maybe even mounted and canine, if we’re lucky.) The candidates and our elected officials are coming. … Continue reading

FOX40
Stockton Suspects’ Arsenal Common among Gang Members, Law Enforcement says

Jul 17, 2014
Stockton Suspects’ Arsenal Common among Gang Members, Law Enforcement says

STOCKTON-

After a chaotic chase and shootout with three men that had taken hostages, Stockton Police recovered several firearms from the scene.

Investigators say all three suspects are known Nortenos gang members or associates. Two of the suspects and one …


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